Kshinacandra, Kṣīṇacandra, Kshina-candra: 1 definition


Kshinacandra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Kṣīṇacandra can be transliterated into English as Ksinacandra or Kshinacandra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Kshinachandra.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kṣīṇacandra (क्षीणचन्द्र).—the moon on the wane.

Derivable forms: kṣīṇacandraḥ (क्षीणचन्द्रः).

Kṣīṇacandra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṣīṇa and candra (चन्द्र).

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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